October 23rd 2014: it was announced that the ELC network has received funding under grant no. FFI2014-51873-REDT from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, within the programme of Thematic Networks of Excellence (‘Redes Temáticas de Excelencia’). This new competitive R&D programme seeks to enhance the international profiles and visibility of research teams by building multilateral, [...]
25 September 2014: it was announced today that the English Linguistics Circle has earned renewed funding from the Regional Government of Galicia (Directorate General for Scientific and Technological Promotion) for the period 2014-2015 (grant no. R2014/016; €120.000).
8 September 2014: it was announced that Iria de Dios-Flores and Paula Márquez-Caamaño have received the 2014 Awards for Academic Excellence from the Regional Government of Galicia, in recognition of their outstanding academic records as undergraduate students. Congratulations to Iria and Paula, as also to their PhD advisor, J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña! <http://www.edu.xunta.es/web/node/13293>
26 August 2014: it was announced that the Regional Government of Galicia (Directorate General for Scientific and Technological Promotion) has awarded research funding to the amount of €88.000 to Nuria Yáñez-Bouza, a member of the LVCT team. Congratulations! < http://www.edu.xunta.es/web/node/3158>
It was announced today that Yolanda Fernández Pena (LVTC team), Iria de Dios Flores (PCC team) and Mario Serrano-Losada (VLCG team) have obtained competitive four-year FPU grants from the Spanish Ministry of Education. Their PhD advisors are, respectively, Javier Pérez-Guerra; J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña; and Teresa Fanego and Belén Méndez-Naya. Congratulations to all three PhD candidates [...]
Effective from November 7th 2013 our colleague Elena Seoane, now a member of the LVTC team and formerly of the VLCG team, has passed the habilitation exam (‘acreditación’) qualifying her for promotion to a chair in English Language and Linguistics. Congratulations, Elena!
Elena Seoane, a member of the LVTC group, Cristina Suárez (UIB) and Lucía Loureiro-Porto (UIB) have joined the ICE project. The ICE (International Corpus of English) project was initiated in 1988 by the late Professor Sidney Greenbaum, the then Director of the Survey of English Usage, University College London. It is now coordinated by Professor Gerald Nelson [...]
Montserrat Comesaña (PCC team), currently a postdoctoral fellow under funding from the Plan for Research, Development and Innovation of the Autonomous Government of Galicia, has obtained a five-year research position at the Center for Research in Psychology (CIPsi) at the University of Minho, Portugal. Congratulations!
15 November 2013: David Tizón’s research monograph Left dislocation in English: A functional-discoursal approach (Bern: Peter Lang, 2012) has received the 2013 ‘Leocadio Martín Mingorance’ Award to the best book-long publication in the field of English language and linguistics. The winner of this prestigious prize was publicly announced at the 37th AEDEAN Conference recently held [...]
November 2013: Yolanda Fernández Pena and Mario Serrano Losada have obtained three-year postgraduate grants from the Plan I2C (Directorate General for University Policy) of the Autonomous Government of Galicia. Yolanda is a member of the LVTC team and her PhD advisor is Javier Pérez Guerra; Mario is a member of the VLCG team, and his PhD [...]